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Cast On Bind Off

Author : Leslie Ann Bestor
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Discover the perfect beginning and ending for every knitting project! Detailed instructions for each technique are combined with step-by-step photography to help you create edges that are tighter, looser, stretchier, or lacier. No matter what you’re knitting, Leslie Ann Bestor has the cast on and bind off that will give your project the perfect edge.

Cast On Bind Off

Author : Cap Sease
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The search for the perfect cast on and bind off is over! Now, in one extraordinary book, have at your fingertips more than 120 ways to cast on and more than 80 ways to bind off. This beautifully organized treasury is ideal for all skill levels. Find each technique presented with step-by-step written instructions, clear how-to illustrations, and a photo of the finished edge Learn the advantages and disadvantages of each method, including suggestions for when to use it Discover workhorse and specialty cast ons and bind offs for colorwork, cuffs, ruffles, fringe, lace buttonholes, and more

Cast On Bind Off

Author : Cap Sease
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Discover more than 120 ways to cast on and more than 80 ways to bind off! Find clear instructions, illustrations, and photos, and learn the pros and cons of each method.

Cast On Bind Off Knitting Workshop

Author : Kate Atherley
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Different types of knitting projects need different types of edges, some edges need to be stretchy, some extra-sturdy, and others decorative. Various edges are achieved by working different cast-ons and bind-offs, and in this class, you'll learn nine essential casting-on and binding off techniques step-by-step. In this class you'll learn how to make a perfect slip knot; how to work the cable cast-on, long-tail cast-on, and backward-loop cast-on; how to work the standard bind-off, suspended bind-off, k2tog bind-off, lace bind-off, and three-needle bind-off; how to bind off in pattern; and when to use each of these methods to achieve edges that are stretchy, tight, extra-durable or decorative. Join expert Kate Atherley in this Annie's video class, Cast-On & Bind-Off Knitting Workshop: 9 Essential Techniques, and add these important methods to your set of knitting skills.

How to Knit

Author : Leslie Ann Bestor
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Leslie Ann Bestor makes learning to knit fun and easy. Bestor’s simple, fully illustrated instructions lead you through the basics of knitting, from choosing the right needles and yarn to reading a knitting pattern. You’ll quickly learn techniques for expertly casting on, executing knit and purl stitches, binding off, blocking finished projects, and much more. Even if you’ve never held a pair of knitting needles before, this easy-to-follow guide will have you knitting in no time!

Khaki Knitting Book

Author : Olive Whiting
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Excerpt from Khaki Knitting Book Ladies' Knitted Sweater in Kimono Style (Courtesy of Columbia Yarns) For 36 or 38 Bust 8 Hanks of Columbia Floss 2 Celluloid Needles No. 5 Cast on 75 stitches for the back and knit plain. Work 75 ribs (2 rows form a rib) then increase 1 stitch at each end every other row until there are 91 stitches on the needle. Now cast on 65 stitches at each end for sleeves, work 30 ribs, slip the first 95 stitches off on an extra needle, bind off the next 31 stitches for the neck and on the remaining 95 start the front. Front: Work 6 ribs for the shoulder, now increase 3 stitches every other row towards the neck until there are 110 stitches on the needle, work 23 ribs on this length, now bind off 65 stitches for the sleeves. Then decrease 1 stitch every other row towards the armhole until 37 stitches remain; work 75 ribs this length and bind off. Work 2nd front to correspond. Use the yarn double for the collar and cuffs. Pick up 50 stitches at the end of the sleeves for the cuffs, and work 17 ribs, bind off loosely. Sew up the under-arm and sleeves. Pick up the stitches around the bottom of the sweater, work 14 ribs, bind off. Pick up the stitches in the right front, work 6 ribs and on the next row work buttonholes as follows. Knit 4 stitches* bind off 3 stitches, knit 15 stitches, repeat from * until you have 7 buttonholes. On the next row cast on 3 more stitches over the bound-off stitches, work 6 ribs more, bind off. Work border on left front omitting buttonholes. For the collar cast on 23 stitches, work 68 ribs, bind off, sew on to sweater leaving 1/2 the border extending beyond the collar each side. Sleeveless Jacket 1/2 Pound gray or dark blue knitting yarn 2 Celluloid Needles No. 8 For sleeveless jacket, cast on 80 stitches. Knit 2, purl 2, for 4 inches. Knit plain until sweater measures 25 inches. Knit 28 stitches, bind off 24 stitches for neck, knit 28 stitches. Knit these last 28 stitches back and forth until you have made 7 ribs or 14 rows. This makes the shoulder. Cast on 24 stitches. Knit the 28 stitches on end of needle back and forth until you have 7 ribs, for the second shoulder. Knit plain for 21 inches. Purl 2, knit 2, for 4 inches. Sew up side, leaving 9 inches for armholes. Crochet 2 loose rows around each armhole and neck. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

The Essential Guide to Color Knitting Techniques

Author : Margaret Radcliffe
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Imagine a softly striped crib blanket knit in the comforting colors of the nursery. Or a sophisticated cashmere wrap featuring rich jewel tones that set off a favorite black dress. Knitting teacher and author Margaret Radcliffe presents a world of color techniques in a single comprehensive reference that you’ll consult every time two or more yarn colors are in play. Stitchers of every ability level will love the color-combining methods and professional secrets revealed in The Essential Guide to Color Knitting Techniques. Multicolor knitting techniques are explained with step-by-step illustrations and photographs accompanied by instructive text. Complete chapters on stripes, stitch effects, succeeding with multicolor yarns, stranded knitting, and intarsia cover the theory and how-to behind each method and offer creative solutions for handling tangled yarn, estimating yarn quantities of each color, holding on to all those ends, and employing stunning finishing techniques. A final chapter describes more unusual techniques, such as helix, shadow, mosaic, and modular knitting.

Best in Show Knit Your Own Dinosaur

Author : Joanna Osborne
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Sally Muir and Joanna Osborne are back with a new title in the Best in Show series. This time they have turned back time and delved into the fascinating prehistoric world with a collection of new patterns for dinosaurs and other creatures. There are twelve realistic knitting patterns for all the favourites, with a terrifying T-rex, a soaring Pterodactyl and a towering Woolly Mammoth. More obscure creatures include the turtle-like Archelon, and the tiny (but vicious) Velociraptor. Informative fact files and idiosyncratic descriptions of the various species accompany beautiful photography, making this book irresistible for both keen knitters and dinosaur enthusiasts.

The Craft Library Cool Knits for Kids

Author : Kate Gunn
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Knitting is becoming an extremely popular hobby, with knitted items featuring highly in today's fashion industry and celebrities such as Madonna and Kate Moss publicly proclaiming their love for the craft. With Cool Knits for Kids you can create fab and fashionable items for all the cool kids you know. Containing 25 fresh, modern designs while retaining time-tested traditional techniques, this book provides a wide range of functional and fashionable items to keep your child warm, safe and looking great. With clear step-by-step guidance, lavish and detailed photography and complete explanations of all knitting techniques, knitters of all abilities will be able to produce everything from bootees and blankets to toys and sweaters.

Lace One Skein Wonders

Author : Judith Durant
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Stretch a single skein of yarn into a complete knitted lace project. Knitters of all levels will be thrilled by the dizzying array of lace wonders that can be created with such a small fiber sample. Try your hand at an heirloom-quality lace shawl, light and airy curtains, cozy baby blankets, a dainty child’s dress, and much more. With clear instructions for 101 projects contributed by designers and knitters from around the world, you’ll be inspired to pull out your needles and get knitting.

Knitting For Dummies

Author : Allen
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The bestselling guide to knitting brilliant, timeless pieces This revised and refreshed third edition of Knitting For Dummies features new knitting patterns, refreshed and additional projects, a new bibliography and suppliers list, and improved step-by-step knitting instructions. Plus, from the book, you can access step-by-step instructional videos online that enable you to see and practice the knitting techniques found in the book. From casting on to knitting in the round—and more—this new edition provides refreshed content and new images and access to online videos to help you follow along with the text. The book's user-friendly online instructional videos empower you to get started knitting immediately. Includes refreshed knitting projects Empowers you to confidently knit your own handmade creations A brand-new edition of the bestselling guide to knitting Experienced and novice knitters alike can benefit from the step-by-step instructions and informative videos included in this new edition of Knitting For Dummies! Knitting For Dummies (9781119643203) was previously published as Knitting For Dummies (9781118661512). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product.

Nordic Knits for Children

Author : Monica Russel
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The Knitter s Handbook

Author : Eleanor van Zandt
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Whether you are new to knitting and want to learn the basics or an experienced knitter who wants to try complex patterns, The Knitter's Handbook will guide you through more than 90 stitches and techniques. Featuring a comprehensive guide to yarns and patterns, clear and easy-to-follow instructions and 250 step-by-step illustrations, this practical book will help you master the techniques in no time.

Get Knitting

Author : Gina Macris
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An introduction to knitting for novice needlecrafters provides a thorough overview of the basic tools, materials, and techniques of knitting, from lessons in such fundamentals as how to hold the needle, to reading a pattern, to more advanced techniques, with a selection of projects of increasing complexity that are designed to enhance skills. Originally published as Start to Knit. Reprint.

Knitter s Know How

Author : Cap Sease
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Baffled by buttonholes? Perplexed by pockets? Stumped by seams? Cap Sease, knitting expert and author of the best-selling Cast On, Bind Off, will help you start--and finish--like a pro. Learn different ways to join balls of yarn or weave in ends, make buttonholes for the look you want, insert a zipper easily, discover ways to seam knitted pieces together, and much more. Find essential nuggets of knitting know-how that are rarely covered in your favorite patterns, here in one handy volume. Get the answers to all your finishing questions--before you even pick up your needles--in this essential reference Techniques are clearly demonstrated with close-up photos and easy-to-follow illustrations Ideal for all skill levels, from beginning to advanced knitters

Knitting Cuff to Cuff

Author : Susan Guagliumi
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Stitch n Bitch Superstar Knitting

Author : Debbie Stoller
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The New York Times–bestselling author of Stitch ’n Bitch helps you take your knitting to the next level with advanced techniques and forty-one new patterns! In Stitch ’n Bitch Superstar Knitting Debbie Stoller teaches the full array of advanced knitting techniques and skills, such as double-knitting, knitting lace, complicated color work, beading, and more. With the same clear instruction and fierce attitude that got her dubbed a “knitting superstar” by the San Francisco Chronicle, Stoller explains how to “knit by the numbers”; get creative with stripes; embellish with crochet, beading, and I-cords; how to make cable patterns; and how to use color forms. She also includes a section on DIY—which gives a tutorial on creating your own knitting patterns. Then you can test your skills with forty-one cool, funky, and fabulous patterns from Debbie and the Stitch ’n Bitch community: a fluttery “Rococo Shawl,” a cap sleeve lattice sweater, a Chanel-styled sequined jacket, a “Empire Strikes Back Dress,” the adorable “Button It!” children’s sweater with changeable animal patches—plus sexy stockings, stylish handbags, blankets, scarves, and more, all photographed in full-color.

The Big Book of Knitting

Author : Florence Schultz
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Includes Free Bonus Book: THE CROCHET HANDBOOK The Big Book of Knitting These are skills every knitter should know and Florence's easy to understand language and large clear images make these skills easy to grasp. In this chapter you will learn the following: - 3 Methods of Casting On - How to Bind Off a Project - The Knit Stitch - The Purl Stitch - The Slip Stitch - Knit 2 Together (k2tog) - Slip Slip Knit (ssk) - How to Change Colors - How to Use a Life Line - How to Pick Up a Dropped Stitch If you have ever wanted to learn how to knit, but have never picked up needles and yarn, Knitting for Beginners; Learn How to Knit Basic Stitches and Knitting Techniques, by Florence Schultz is the guide for you. This informative and easy to understand book takes you through all of the steps you need to start a lifetime journey and love of knitting. Florence takes you from learning all about yarn and knitting needles to basic stitches and techniques. She then provides five original designs to help you practice your new skills. Knitting is fun and creates beautiful works of art for you to share with your friends and family. In this book you will learn the following basic skills and techniques: - How to knit the knit stitch - How to knit the purl stitch - How to knit the slip stitch - How to knit 2 together - How to cast on with the backward loop method - How to cast on with the long tail cast on method - How to cast on with the knit on method - How to pick up a dropped stitch - How to sew pieces together using the mattress stitch If you've ever wanted to knit, but thought it would take too long then Florence Schultz's new book, Knit 1 Purl 1: Learn How to Knit in Just One Day; Learn How to Knit Quick Knit Projects in Just One Day, is for you. In this book is all of the information and skills you need to learn how to knit. Florence brings you all of the instructions and guidance you need to pick up your needles for the first time and create fun and engaging projects. In this book you'll learn the following: - The basics of yarn - The main styles of needles - How to read a yarn label - The importance of gauge - Common knitting abbreviations - How to cast on and bind off - Knit stitch - Purl stitch - Knit two together (k2tog) - How to seam knit pieces together with two sewing methods

Easy Teddies to Knit

Author : Emma King
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Knitting toys is an addictive hobby and you are sure to be charmed by the gorgeous collection of handmade bears in Easy Teddies to Knit. Only basic knitting skills and materials are needed to create patterns for the gorgeous knitted teddy bears, ranging in height from 8-16 inches, and a full range of costumes and outfits. Which one will you choose to make first? Princess bear, pirate bear, ballerina bear, fisherman bear, cowboy bear or golfer bear? And for special occasions, graduation bear, newborn baby bear and first birthday bear make perfect gifts. The instructions are easy to follow and there are clear diagrams showing how to sew up, thread joints, and create the perfect ted. They are quick to make and many of the projects can be knitted up from oddments of yarn that you have in your stash. Easy Teddies to Knit is part of the brand new Make Me! series - a collection of books packed with easy and beautiful craft projects.

The Knitting Answer Book 2nd Edition

Author : Margaret Radcliffe
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With expert answers to scores of new knitting questions, Margaret Radcliffe’s classic guide is better than ever. You’ll find a wide assortment of cast ons and bind offs, techniques for beading and knitting backwards, tips for knitting in the round, and strategies for measuring tricky fabrics. Whether you’re a beginner venturing out into the wide world of yarn crafts or a more experienced knitter struggling through complex needlework challenges, The Knitting Answer Book has a solution for every knitting problem you’ll encounter.